POL is a file extension commonly associated with InnovMetric Software 3D Polygon Models Format files. Files with POL extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. POL file belongs to the Data Files category just like 1258 other filename extensions listed in our database. The software recommended for managing POL files is 3D Object Converter. On the official website of 3D Object Converter Team developer not only will you find detailed information about the3D Object Converter software, but also about POL and other supported file formats.
The following listing features POL-compatible programs. POL files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.
Problems with accessing POL may be due to various reasons. What is important, all common issues related to files with POL extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.
Problems with opening and working with POL files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with POL files being present on your machine. The solution is straightforward, just download and install 3D Object Converter. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support POL files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit 3D Object Converter website and download the installer.
If you already have 3D Object Converter installed on your systems and POL files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. The reason that 3D Object Converter cannot handle files with POL may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of 3D Object Converter is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.
If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate POL files with latest version of 3D Object Converter you have installed on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.
Change the default application in Windows
Change the default application in Mac OS
Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the POL file is valid. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.
If the POL is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the POL file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.
If the POL file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. It could happen the the download process of file with POL extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.
There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.
The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support POL files. Close all running programs and try opening the POL file.
Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with InnovMetric Software 3D Polygon Models Format files. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with POL files affecting older versions of given software.
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